Core Faculty - Chair, Midwifery Department

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Department Chair

Bastyr University, a private regionally accredited institution, is accepting applications for a Department Chair position in the Department of Midwifery at its Kenmore, Washington campus. The Bastyr University Department of Midwifery is a MEAC-accredited institution offering a Master of Science in Midwifery as well as a Master of Arts in Maternal Child Health Systems.

Department seeks a qualified educator who meets criteria for assistant or associate professor to join our team as Department Chair, dedicated to educating and inspiring  leaders in midwifery and maternal health systems. The position is 0.6 – 1.0 FTE and involves both administrative work and teaching.

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Preferably trained as a midwife, ideally state licensed and nationally certified as a Certified Professional Midwife, with a minimum of 5 years of clinical experience in home and/or birth center settings;

Must have a graduate degree in related field, minimally a master’s degree;

Must have significant experience teaching, preferably in a midwifery education program;

Must have significant administrative experience.

Our ideal candidate will also have excellent communication skills, the ability to lead our team, represent our Department within the University and in the community and have demonstrated experience in:

Evidence based midwifery care and community based public health

National leadership

Development and outreach

Research and grant writing

Racial and social justice advocacy

Hiring range:  Assistant or Associate Professor, DOE. Benefits and competitive compensation package.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Position will begin August 2017. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. Interested persons should refer to job #17-020 when submitting a CV, a letter of interest describing your philosophies of administration, teaching, and scholarship, along with evidence of excellence in each and a list of references. The best candidates for this position will demonstrate in their application materials a familiarity with the history and reputation of this Department, the standards that our students meet, and a vision for the future.

Please send application and requested materials to:  jobs[at]bastyr[dot]edu indicating job# and title in subject line.

Kenmore Campus (Kenmore, WA)